Sustainability in Education Conference RH227 / E10

Start date
14 Feb 24
Duration
1 Day
Location
University of Bedfordshire, Bedford Campus, Bedford, Bedford MK41 9EA View on Google Map

Summary

For Primary, Secondary and Further Education Leads, Teachers, School Improvement Directors and Operations/Facilities Directors.

“By 2025, all education settings will have nominated a sustainability lead and put in place a climate action plan”, The Department for Education's (DfE)’s sustainability and climate change strategy.

Whether you have an existing sustainability action plan in place or are just getting started, this 1 day conference will provide Sustainability Leads/Teachers/School Improvement Directors/Operations/Facilities Directors with the tools to progress their school’s climate action plan and put that plan into action.

Course fee: £50 per school

We recommend 2 members of staff attend per school so you can access all the workshops.

Agenda*

08.30-09.00 Arrival and registration

09:00-09:05 Claire Ruthven, SLP

09:05-09:30 Key note speaker 2 - Joe Billington, DfE

09:30-09:55 Key note speaker 2 - Ann Finlayson, SEEd

10-10.30      Break 

10.30-12pm Workshop 1 (choose 1 from)

- Decarbonisation: Let's Go Zero & Barkers Associates

- Adaptation & Resilience: Learning through Landscapes

- Biodiversity: The National Education Nature Park & The Zoological Society of London

- Climate Education: Teach the Teacher, Reach2, SEEd

12-1:15pm   Lunch and exhibit 

12:30-13:00 Green Careers (Optional): Amy Ball, WWF Sustainable Futures

1:15-2.45pm Workshop 2 (choose 1 from)

- Decarbonisation: Let's Go Zero & Barkers Associates

- Adaptation & Resilience: Learning through Landscapes

- Biodiversity: The National Education Nature Park & The Zoological Society of London

- Climate Education: Teach the Teacher, Reach2, SEEd

2:45-3:00     Comfort Break 

3:00-3:30     Key note speaker 3 - Linbert Spencer, HEART Academies Trust

3:30-4:00     Key note speaker 4 - Jonathan Cooper, Our City Our World

4:00-4:30     Facilitated session Closing session - Rebecca Elston-Haynes & Claire Ruthven, SLP

4:30             Evaluation and end Claire Ruthven, SLP

* Subject to change

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Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • discuss current good practice in secondary science
  •  network with colleagues from across your area
  •  reflect on ways to translate ideas to your school context and plan for action

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Sustainability in Education Conference14 February 202409:00-16:30University of Bedfordshire

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Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£50.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£200.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 

 

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